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Public Defenders, Court-Officers Union Seek Delay in Courts' Reopenings

Posted 7/17/20

Citing the ongoing threat of the coronavirus, the New York State Court Officers Association has asked a Federal judge to delay the reopening of city courts. 

The union’s July 14 action came on the same day that six city public-defender agencies filed a Federal civil-rights lawsuit looking to compel state court officials to delay the restart of in-person proceedings in criminal matters.

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